Green crackers make Sivakasi see red
A.P. Selvarajan is a man besieged. A firecracker manufacturer in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, he was part of a small industry group that met the State Chief Minister, Edappadi K. Palaniswami, in Chennai on October 26. The delegation was seeking relief fro...more
Sivakasi receives rain
On 2nd 3rd of November Sivakasi town receives moderate rain for around 30 minutes. Today, the temperature remains cloudy and drizzling occasionally. For the next one week sky will be cloudy with chances for rain, with average maximum and minimum temperature of 3...more
What are green crackers & how do we make them, ask Sivakasi’s troubled firework-makers
Sivakasi fireworks manufacturers want Supreme Court to define green cracker, say they have been following emission norms for 15 years.
Bengaluru: The Supreme Court’s decision to p...more
Navratri Dandiya Festival held at Sivakasi
Sivakasi Marwaris Yuvamanch organised Navratri Dhandiya Festival, on 21st October 2018, Sunday, at Sivakasi Chamber of Trade Promotion. Around 50 people participated in the event. Dressed in traditional attire, Sivakasi marwari men and women ...more
Firework units may down shutters in TN
Nearly 1,100 fireworks manufacturing factories employing eight lakh people (three lakh direct employees and five lakh indirect employees) face uncertain future and troubled times as a follow-up to Tuesday’s Supreme Court verdict banning the man...more
TANFAMA To File Petition Against Green Crackers
Crackers manufacturers in Tamil Nadu, home to the national fireworks hub of Sivakasi, today decided to file a review petition in the Supreme Court against its order permitting only green crackers.
While welcoming the top court or...more
Rain lashes Sivakasi on 24th Oct
For around one hour rain lashes Sivakasi on 24th October 2018, Wednesday. Within minutes of a steady rain accompanied by thunders the town was seen flooded and clogged. Rain water harvesting systems, installed in buildings, received copious amount of w...more
What are green crackers?
While permitting the use of firecrackers for celebration purposes, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled out complete ban and said the use of green crackers are allowed and no dangerous, high polluting crackers can be burst. The apex court ordered that only crack...more
Sivakasi’s loss is gain for Assam hamlet
The Supreme Court’s order on Tuesday on the bursting of crackers has cheered 2000-odd villagers at Ganak Kuchi, a hamlet in western Assam’s Barpeta district, engaged in making sparklers for more than 130-years.
Many of them...more
Young Entrepreneur School, Sivakasi conducted a Business Seminar in the topic Customer. The session was handled by Akila Rajeswar, Executive Director, TIE, Chennai. Around 60 young entrepreneurs in and around Sivakasi participated in this event.